Challenger Point

Challenger Point is a Colorado 14er in the Sangre de Cristo range. The summit is a subpeak on the northwest shoulder of Kit Carson Mountain. It was named in memory of the seven astronauts who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated shortly after liftoff on January 28, 1986.

Challenger Point SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by COdeacon

21 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 15, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are North Slopes of Challenger Pt, NW slope via Willow Creek TH and traverse from Kit Carson.

Others who’ve summited Challenger Point

  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • TI83plus
  • marmot
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • justin.mckelvy
  • bmannlein
  • bill4reel
  • brianasher

Routes Used trails & approaches

40% North Slopes of Challenger Pt

33% NW slope via Willow Creek TH

26% traverse from Kit Carson

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Elevation

14,081 ft / 4,292 m

Prominence

301 ft / 92 m

Height Rank Range

Sangre de Cristo Range

Location

Colorado, United States

Summited by

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  • AntinJ
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • SenadR
  • TI83plus
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • ChrisMeloche
  • justin.mckelvy
  • aenea9881

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